About the Author
Karin Allenspach, DVM, PhD, DECVIM-CA, received her veterinary degree from the University of Zurich. She did an internship in small animal emergency medicine and critical care at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She was awarded a PhD in veterinary immunology from the University of Bern, Switzerland, for her work on canine chronic enteropathies. She is a board-certified internist and currently appointed as professor in small animal medicine at Iowa State University.